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LSU Track & Field Wins Four Titles at New Balance LSU Press Release Feb 5, 2012

NEW YORK - The LSU Track & Field teams added a pair of event championships with two of the NCAA's leading performances by senior Michael Lauro in the men's weight throw and junior Kimberlyn Duncan in the women's 200-meter dash while wrapping up the 2012 New Balance Collegiate Invitational on Friday night at The Armory Track & Field Center.

Batzel (#7) & Johnson (#16) move up VA all-time 1000 list, Evans (#8) joins list Brandon Miles Feb 4, 2012

  Three girls from Virginia competed last night in the New Balance Collegiate Invitational elite high school girls 1000 meter run. While competing unattached, Midlothian's Skylar Evans and Marie Johnston along with Audrey Batzel of Ocean Lakes, were pulled along in a loaded field to Virginia top 20 all-time performances. Batzel, competing again next weekend at the Armory in the Millrose Games mile, was the top finisher from Virginia with a VA #7 all-time performance of 2:53.05 for sixth place in the race. Batzel was closely followed in by Midlothian senior Skylar Evans in seventh place with a VA #8 all-time run of 2:53.38. Marie Johnston's old sister, Paige is #4 on the VA all-time list at 2:51.05, and she still has a year to close in on Paige's time after her VA #16 effort of 2:54.68 on Friday night. Midlothian coach Stan Morgan currently has coached four of the 16 fastest girls at 1000 meters in Virginia high school history with #4 Paige Johnston (2:51.08 - 2008), #8 Skylar Evans (2:53.38), #9 Kathleen Lautzenheiser (2:53.58), and #16 Marie Johnston (2:54.68).